This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Duncan Gatewood - This character is raised at Stratford Plantation and has a relationship with a mulatto slave girl.
Maggie, Midge, or Marguerite - This character's name is changed upon his/her forced marriage to a slave.
Sallie Botkin Kirkpatrick - This character is sent home in disgrace from the Augusta Female Seminary after engaging in an affair with a teacher.
Alexander Kirkpatrick - This character is a teacher at the Augusta Female Seminary, and is dismissed after a student's pregnancy becomes known.
Uther Botkin - This character is educated and...
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